IfG in the news

25th April 2019
Tom Sasse, IfG Senior Researcher, says if ministers decide to preserve some private involvement in the probation system, then it is essential that they avoid the contracting mistakes of the past. 
24th April 2019
The IfG says that past bills to implement major EU treaties have taken between 10 and 40 sitting days to get through Parliament. 
23rd April 2019
The IfG says the most contentious elements of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill would be provisions for the 'divorce bill', the Irish backstop and the continuing role of EU institutions.
22nd April 2019
Yahoo piece on what Labour and the Government's Brexit plans could mean for the UK's services sector. Mentions the IfG's comment on the four Brexit options for the services industry.
21st April 2019
The IfG says it is highly unlikely that the Government would be able to pass the necessary withdrawal legislation by the end of May, even if the UK managed to work out what it wants. 
17th April 2019
Alex Stojanovic, IfG Researcher, says the Government needs to begin preparations for phase two of Brexit now or it will risk stumbling into negotiations with the EU without a plan.
17th April 2019
Financial Times piece on the EU settled status scheme. Mentions the IfG's report on managing migration policy after Brexit. 
16th April 2019
Coverage of the IfG's report Negotiating Brexit: Preparing for talks on the UK’s future relationship with the EU.
16th April 2019
The IfG recommends that the Government involves the devolved nations early and consistently in the process of negotiating the UK's future relationship with the EU. 
16th April 2019
The IfG says that a new Prime Minister must secure the support of the devolved nations when the UK enters the next, far more complex phase of Brexit. 
16th April 2019
Coverage of the IfG's report on how the UK should approach negotiations on the future relationship with the EU. 
16th April 2019
Metro piece on no deal planning. Mentions the IfG's report on how the UK should prepare for talks on its future relationship with the EU. 
16th April 2019
Coverage of the IfG's report on how the UK should approach negotiations on its future relationship with the EU. 
16th April 2019
Coverage of the IfG's report on how the UK should approach the second phase of Brexit. 
16th April 2019
The IfG warns that the UK faces the very real danger of stumbling into the next stage of Brexit negotiations unless it addresses the fundamental flaws in its handling of the first phase of talks.
16th April 2019
Joe Owen, IfG Programme Director, says it is highly unlikely the Government will be able to pass the Withdrawal Agreement Bill by the end of May.
16th April 2019
Coverage of the IfG's key recommendations for how the Government can prepare for phase two of the Brexit negotiations. 
16th April 2019
CNBC mentions the IfG's explainer on European Parliament elections in the UK. 
15th April 2019
The IfG estimates that Brexit could cost the UK Government £2 billion, of which by far the largest proportion will be remuneration of additional staff.
11th April 2019
Georgina Wright, IfG Senior Researcher, talks to BBC News about the new delay to Brexit and what that will mean for European Parliament elections. 
11th April 2019
Jill Rutter, IfG Programme Director, speaks to BBC Breakfast about how the new extension to Article 50 will work. 
11th April 2019
The Telegraph article on a no deal Brexit. Mentions the IfG's comment on World Trade Organization rules. 
11th April 2019
The Daily Mail includes the IfG's timetable on what is happening on Brexit this week in this article on the new Article 50 deadline. 
11th April 2019
It’s wishful thinking to imagine that the UK can use no deal to escape the rigid sequencing of Article 50, writes Georgina Wright, IfG Senior Researcher. 

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